File Extension Library

.TARDIST File Extension

  • Developer by: SGI
  • Category: Data Files
  • Format: Binary

What is an .TARDIST file?

.TARDIST file extension is created by SGI. .TARDIST has been classified as Data Files. The format of .TARDIST file is Binary.

.TARDIST is TAR Distribution Archive

Archive created for distributing and installing software on Unix-based IRIX systems sold by SGI; often referenced on a webpage and used for installing the software when the link to the file is clicked; similar to the .TAR format and can be opened by some TAR utilities.

TARDIST files are installed by inst, a utility included with IRIX systems. TARDIST files contain scripts that are used by inst for making the software installation. Installed software can be managed using SGI's Software Manager program.

List of all softwares that can open the TAR Distribution Archive

How to Open .TARDIST file on different platforms

Open .TARDIST File on Windows

  • Right-click a .TARDIST
  • Left-click "Open With" > "Choose another app"
  • Select the program that opens .TARDIST file and Select check box "Always use this app to open .TARDIST files" Press "Ok"

Open .TARDIST File on Mac

  • Right-click (or Ctrl + Left-click) the .TARDIST file
  • Click "Open With" > "Other.."
  • Then choose another program from the app list and press "Open"
  • Select check box "Turn on" for "Always open in app"

Open .TARDIST File on Linux

Right click on the .TARDIST file, choose "Open with" and select a program from the list above

Open .TARDIST File on iPhone

Select a file. If you don't see an application to open the .TARDIST file, tap "Share" and choose the right app.
Method 2
Save the file. Then open the app «Files». Touch and hold the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. After that tap "Share" and select an application.

Open .TARDIST File on Android

Tap the Settings icon on an Android smartphone, then select «Applications». Click the Settings icon in the upper right corner of the screen, to change the default apps.
If you want to open, edit, save or even convert .TARDIST files on Android, then your best bet is to download one of the dedicated apps available on Google Play.

How to fix problems with .TARDIST files

  1. You need to update the application that you normally use to open .TARDIST files. Only the latest version of the software supports the current .TARDIST file format
  2. You need to check the .TARDIST file for viruses. To do this, you need to scan it with a popular antivirus (Norton, Nod32, Kaspersky, Dr.Web, etc.)